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HUFFPOST: ‘I Stepped Into The Office And Felt Like My Chest Was Being Ripped Open’: Three In Four Britons Overwhelmed By Stress

“I remember stepping into the office building and it felt like my chest had been ripped open,” recalls Helen, who was signed off from work for three months due to chronic stress after collapsing in the street on her way to work. Although this was the breaking point, she had been suffering in silence for months. The […]

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Verdict: Mental Health Awareness Week: Seven tips for tackling workplace stress

Nearly half of employees in the UK have experienced workplace stress, low moods and anxiety, according to a survey by mental health charity Mind. Verdict has compiled seven ways for organisations and individuals to combat stress in their places of work. 1) Stress signs: target the issue Stress can be a cause of mental health […]

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RSVPlive: Last minute study tips for exam students

With just under one week to go it’s time to get serious about study. The final few days can often be over whelming but with these few tips you should be fine. Re-jig your study plan Fitting five subjects into one day just isn’t realistic anymore. Take another look at your exam schedule and plan […]

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Ladders: How to re-embrace face-to-face instead of virtual everything

When was the last time you wondered how to let someone know exactly what you were thinking without using a gif or emoji? “The increase in technology within recent years, although bringing about many positives to society, has had a detrimental effect on communication,” said Neil Shah, founder and director of The Stress Management Society who’s […]

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Journal of Aesthetic Nursing: What are the most helpful strategies for managing work-related stress?

With recent survey findings revealing that 66% of those working in the UK health-care sector are suffering from significant levels of work-related stress, it is important for health professionals to start prioritising their wellbeing. To mark Stress Awareness Month, Neil Shah suggests five stress-busting strategies for nurses to adopt when they are feeling overwhelmed with […]

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Healthyway: Everyday Stress Management Techniques That Emphasize Self-Care, Mental Health, And Physical Well-Being

Take time to unplug. Most of us are never far from our smartphones. We text with friends and check social media obsessively, often making it the first thing we do when we wake up and the last thing we do before falling asleep. That might be contributing to our stress levels, though, so experts say […]

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Relax Ya Self To Health: STRUGGLING TO SLEEP? 8 tips that may help!

I have a good friend who can sleep anywhere. Cars, planes, trains. And the moment her head hits the pillow she’s out like a light. Now I’m the least jealous person on the planet although I must confess I am slightly envious of her ability to instantly nod off because I STRUGGLE enormously. Last week, […]

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The Sun: Experts reveal how to beat the January blues on ‘most depressing day of the year’

Saying No: Neil Shah, founder of non-profit organisation The Stress Management Society and author of The 10-Step Stress Solution, says: “Our ‘always on’ culture means that people are under more pressure than ever. “You only have 24 hours in a day, so use them wisely. “Sometimes saying yes is not the healthiest answer as it […]

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The Sun: Waiting for a row – Missed appointments and poor organisation cause millions of arguments a year

Waiting around for your other half causes 30 arguments annually, a survey has found. Millions admitted to regularly falling out with their partner because a lack of organisation and leaving things to the last minute means they are often left hanging around for their other half. Millions admitted to regularly falling out with their partner […]

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Mirror: It’s official! Men really do leave everything until the last minute while women are organised

A poll of 2,000 adults revealed the age-old stereotype of men leaving things to the last minute is true, with guys admitting to starting their holiday preparation as late as possible. It’s official – men have a last-minute rush before a holiday while women are more organised, a survey has found. A poll of 2,000 adults revealed […]

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